Matador Headlines

  • 19 Jan

    WBB: Lady Mats Stifle Scottsdale

    YUMA, Ariz. – Behind stifling defense and some timely three-pointers, the Arizona Western Lady Matadors (7-12, 5-6 ACCAC) knocked off the Scottsdale Fighting Artichokes (6-13, 3-8 ACCAC) 63-48 Saturday night at the House in Yuma.


    The Lady Mats leading scorrers Mone Izumi and Mar Ibern did most of their scoring at the free-throw line but it was a trio pointers from Vinyet Garcia and a timely one for Jordyn Mantz that loosened up the lead as AWC pulled away late.


  • 19 Jan

    Mats Snap Scottsdale's Win Streak

    YUMA, Ariz. – It was a tale of two half’s as the Arizona Western College Matadors (14-5, 8-3 ACCAC) overcame the Scottsdale Fighting Artichokes (16-3, 8-3 ACCAC) 91-74 Saturday at the House in Yuma.


    The Mats were lights out from three in the second half, shooting 80%, and making 8 of 10 attempts to close out the game. But those were the only 3’s the Mats made in the win as they struggled to go 0-7 in the first half and found themselves down 4.


  • 18 Jan

    MBB at 5:30pm, WBB at 7:30pm Saturday

    The Matadors get their final first-look at an ACCAC opponent Saturday night when the Fighting Artichokes from Scottsdale Community College visit The House in Yuma.

    The Men’s game will be first with a special 5:30pm start time, the Women will tip-off immediately after at 7:30pm.

    The Matador men tip things off first with a crucial match-up against one of the two teams tied for the ACCAC lead in the Artichokes.

  • 15 Jan

    Allen Earns ACCAC Player of the Week

    YUMA, Ariz—Matador Forward Andre Allen is the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference Player of the Week, for the week of January 15th, the conference announced Tuesday.


    Allen was crucial in the paint for the Matadors this week averaging 21.5 ppg and 9.0 rpg while shooting 60.0% from the field helping Arizona Western go 2-0 in wins over Phoenix College and Glendale Community College.


  • 15 Jan

    East Meets West(ern) in ACCAC

    A couple games shy of the midway marker in ACCAC play, the Arizona Western College Matador Basketball Teams hit the road for a cross-state trip to take on the Eastern Arizona Gila Monsters Wednesday night.

    Both games can be hear on AM 560 KBLU in Yuma beginning with the pre-game show at 5:20pm prior to the Women’s game.

  • 12 Jan

    MBB: Mats Post Up Gauchos 93-82

    Glendale, Ariz. – Another 90 plus point outburst turned into another ACCAC victory as the Arizona Western Matadors downed the Glendale Gauchos 93-82 Saturday.

    Western (13-4, 7-2 ACCAC) led from midway through the first quarter on, taking advantage of their size advantage inside thus riding big nights from two big men. It’s the third time in 2019, in three games, that the Matadors have exceeded 90 points in a win.

  • 12 Jan

    WBB: Lady Mats Hold Win In Glendale

    GLENDALE, Ariz. – Another first half lead turned into a wild ride down the stretch before the Arizona Western Matadors could fend off the Glendale Gauchos 77-70 Saturday.

    The Matadors (6-11, 4-5 ACCAC) built another double digit lead in the first half, inflating it to as much as 15 in the third quarter and held a 47-37 advantage heading into the fourth before the Gauchos (8-9, 3-6 ACCAC) fought back.

  • 11 Jan

    Matadors Head to Glendale Saturday for Double Dip

    The Matadors Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams hit the road Saturday for a couple of key ACCAC contests against the Glendale Community College Gauchos in Glendale starting with the Women at 2pm.

    Both games can be heard in Yuma on AM 560 KBLU and streamed worldwide on

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